Dennis and Ruth Trotter, of Vincent, will celebrate 70 years of marriage on March 28, 2013. They were married while he was in the Air Force during WWII, at St. Louis, Mo., on March 28, 1943.
He is the son of the late Dayton and Gretta Trotter and she is the daughter of the late Frank and Lenore Smith, all of Vincent. He is retired from B.F. Goodrich and did television repair for several years while she was a homemaker raising their four children: Marie (Ken) Nutter, Martha (Jim) Lohr, Edward (Diane) and Randy (Sue) Trotter. They have eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; two step-great-great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; and one step-grandchild, deceased.
They have traveled extensively throughout the U.S. including Alaska and Hawaii and have visited Mexico and Canada as well. In the past they have also participated in various craft shows in Ohio and West Virginia with the jewelry that he made using semi-precious gemstones. Cards of congratulation will be appreciated at their home at 1375 Brackenridge Road, Vincent, Ohio 45784.